Tag Archive: diver

Anode Installation you can count on!

One of the services in frequent demand at Commercial & Specialised Diving is the installation of sacrificial anodes. This is a highly skilled operation that requires underwater welding. Sacrificial anodes help protect submerged… Continue reading

Did you know? – As a client you are responsible for divers safety

When engaging the services of a diving contractor the client is responsible for ensuring the work is conducted safely. Clients need to ensure the diving contractor can carry out the task safely. This… Continue reading

How to deal with broken glass in your pool

It is every pool owners worst nightmare… getting broken glass in a swimming pool. Broken glass is a major cutting hazard in pools as it is extremely difficult to see. It lies on… Continue reading

STOP! Do not drain your pool!

When things go wrong in your swimming pool it can seem like emptying it is the logical thing to do in order to conduct repairs. However this is exactly the wrong thing to… Continue reading

Yellow, green or black… which algae do you have?

If your pool is looking tired and old, it may be that it just needs a clean. Algae can grow on the tiles and grout joints, making the pool look grubby.    … Continue reading

Did you know pool divers require a medical to work?

Did you know that divers require a certificate of fitness in order to work underwater? The Health and Safety Executive stipulate diver training and health requirements in order for a person to be… Continue reading

How to avoid cracked tiles – Is it your construction joints?

When a swimming pool is constructed the concrete is poured into sections to allow for expansion and contraction of each section.  These joints must follow all the way through to the tiled surface… Continue reading

Sharp Edges Exposed – Are your swimmers cutting their feet?

Swimming pools are often constructed using tiles and grout.  Over time the grout will become eroded, exposing the edges of the tiles. Tile edges are sharp, particularly where they have been cut. These… Continue reading

Wet Work Tiling

Commercial & Specialised Diving were called out this month to come to the aid of a West-Country leisure centre with major overflow channel issues. Over-flow channels are found in deck level pools –… Continue reading

Blanking Pipework

Many swimming pools centres feel that they have to drain their pool to conduct work in the plant room pipelines or to work on plant pipes, valves and grills throughout the circulation system.… Continue reading